Postdoctoral researcher

Observatoire de Paris-PSL

scott.trigg [at]

Short bio

MA (Mathematics), MA (History of Science), PhD (History of Science), University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research project

EIDA – Editing and analysing historical astronomical diagrams with artificial intelligence.

Short abstract

The EIDA project is applying deep learning for computer vision to develop new algorithms and tools for analysis of the material and epistemological aspects of diagrams in premodern astronomy on a global scale, and inventing new standards for natively-digital critical editions of diagrams.